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news in marin county. kpix 5's anne makovec is live near mill valley where police think two homicides may be related. anne. >> reporter: yeah. sheriff's deputies right now are working on getting search warrants so they can search two properties here on carlotta circle. the haunting scene, two male bodies found in two backyards in a community called strawberry manor near mill valley. >> right now it's unknown what the relationship is between these two victims. >> reporter: the sheriff's office got the call at about 8:00 last night after the family of a 61-year-old man who was killed in his backyard came home to find him. >> at that point we realized this was more than just a medical event. this was a crime. >> reporter: and the search of the neighborhood began. >> they did in fact find an open gate at a house directly adjacent to the crime scene at 152 carlotta circle. >> reporter: in that yard, a second dead man with a gunshot wound a gun next to his body.
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>> this is definitely a homicide involving two people. the question is, what type of circumstance is this? >> reporter: investigators did bring up the possibility of a murder-suicide. >> the kind of thing that i would expect in mill valley. >> reporter: this man was doing landscaping work down the street when he heard a gunshot at 1:00 yesterday afternoon. >> didn't hear anything really after that, no like cars peeling out or anything like that? so not really sure exactly what went down. >> reporter: investigators will have this roadway carlotta circle blocked off for most of the day. live near mill valley, anne makevoc, kpix 5. >> and this just in. san francisco police have released video of a person of interest in the murder of brian feather higgins. higgins was found badly beaten in san francisco's duboce triangle this month. he died three days later. the video comes from a taxi's dashcam. and new at noon, a man was shot while sitting in his car
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in san jose. it happened before 6:00 this morning in the area of thackery drive and lido way. officers say the victim a man in his 30s was in his toyota when someone drove up to him and fired a single shot. the suspect was in a honda and got away. the victim is recovering at the hospital. also new at noon both americans treated for the ebola virus have left the hospital and now have been allowed to go back home to their families. nancy writebol was released tuesday and is not making any public comment. dr. brantly calls this a miraculous day. >> i'm thrilled to be alive, to be well, and to be reunited with my family. [ applause ] >> brantly and writebol both contracted the deadly ebola virus in liberia and are first known ebola patients to recover here in the u.s. in sacramento, health officials say it will be another couple of days before they determine if the patient with the ebola virus has it or not. the patient remains in the
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hospital under isolation. no word on what caused a fire that forced 35 people out of their homes in oakland. take a look at this video. flames at times were towering over this multistory building. the fire on international boulevard at 23rd avenue burned for nearly two hours last night. it eventually spread to another building. both structures had a combination of homes and businesses. firefighters say the fire started outside the building. >> the apartment goes all the way to the back. and there was some sort of explosion. i heard it. it sounded like a car crash in front. he actually jumped. >> no one was hurt. we will not forget what happened and people will be held accountable one way or the other. >> u.s. attorney general eric holder speaking today about the killing of american journalist james foley. according to the gobalpost, the online news company foley worked for captors originally demanded a ransom of over $132
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million for his release. the pentagon says u.s. special forces tried to rescue foley in a failed raid earlier this summer. craig boswell has the latest now from washington. >> reporter: earlier this summer, president obama authorized a special operations forces mission to rescue american hostages in syria including 40-year-old photojournalist james foley, but they came up empty. blackhawk helicopters dropped two dozen commandos as an isis- held oil refinery in northern syria. one u.s. commando was injured in a firefight before the team flew to safety. no hostages were found. >> now they know that we may make an attempt to go after hostages so they will better protect them. >> reporter: the obama administration revealed the mission a day after militants posted a video of foley's beheading. in the video, the group threatens the life of another captured american journalist steven sotloff. president obama promised justice for foley as the u.s. launched new strikes against isis targets in northern iraq. >> the united states of america will continue to do what we
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must do to protect our people. we will be vigilant and we will be relentless. >> reporter: craig boswell cbs news, the white house. >> and there's now growing concern that isis may attack the u.s. video is surfacing showing the events just before the moments a st. louis police officer kills a man in a confrontation. police say the man went toward them with a knife after he was caught allegedly stealing from a convenience store. the st. louis police chief says the officers acted approach thely. the shooting is fueling controversy about police use of force. in ferguson, missouri after days of sometimes violent protests, it was a night of relative calm wednesday. police say they arrested 6 people, down from 47 the night before. nearly everyone who marched to protest the shooting death of michael brown did so peacefully. but tonight could be a much different scene. protestors are planning "a day of rage" this evening with demonstrations outside the white house and in at least 40
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other cities. cbs reporter susan mcginnis is in ferguson with the latest. >> reporter: protestors plan to demonstrate again today at the st. louis county prosecutor's office where they are delivering a petition to have prosecutor robert mccullough removed from the michael brown case. they say 70,000 people from missouri and across the country signed what they call a no- confidence vote in mccullough who has family ties to the police force and whose policeman father was killed by a black male suspect. he said it made him an advocate for victims of violence. while cooler heads may prevail on the streets of ferguson there are still calls for justice and demands for the arrest of officer darren wilson, who killed unarmed teen michael brown. >> if he is arrested and then he is found innocent, what happens then? >> uhm, think these riots are crazy now? it's going to get real crazy. >> reporter: it's expected to
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take several months for a grand jury to decide if officer wilson should be charged. susan mcginnis, cbs news, ferguson, missouri. another event is planned this evening in san francisco. a march in support of ferguson is set to begin at 7:00 at the u.n. plaza. when it comes to water use santa clara county supervisor dave cortes is asking his colleagues to tighten up their belts. san jose mayoral candidate wants all county departments to reduce water use by 25%. at a meeting of county land use, housing, environment and transportation supervisors discuss the water reduction proposal. cortes said he knows there will be exceptions. >> there will be some areas in the county where it's hard to achieve a 25% goal. for example, the emergency room at the hospital. we'll take that into account. >> supervisors said landscape watering should not be a priority. he wants the county to set an example for all of its residents. there's an alley in san jose that hasn't got much attention since the late 1800s,
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believe it or not. many say it's an eyesore for the high-tech city. in a story you'll see only on kpix 5, kiet do takes us down the alley that many people simply avoid. >> it's hard to believe you're in san jose, it really is. >> reporter: if you want to get away from the high-tech hustle and bustle of san jose, you don't have to go very far. come down to a place they call the alley. >> this is the heart of silicon valley and we have third world alleyways in the middle of our city. >> reporter: the alley is a two- block stretch of dirt, potholes and forgotten history all of it owned by the city of san jose. this person owns one of the victorians along the alley complete with a stable that dates back to the mid 1800s when horse and buggies used the dirt path. >> it's like a country road. >> reporter: it stayed that way for generations. today it's a magnet for graffiti, dumping and flooding. during big storms the mud and water is knee deep. >> i call it lake 3rd street.
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>> reporter: after years of asking the city for help, he got so frustrated, he put down layer upon layer of carpet and rugs. >> i never gave up. i didn't know if i had any hope. i just kept trying to see what happens. that's all you can do when you're dealing with bureaucrats. >> this is an embarrassment to the city. >> reporter: councilmember sam liccardo said the city wanted to divide up the alley, sell the clunks to the homeowners and close up the street. when that failed, there was no choice but to spend $1.4 million to turn it from this to this. >> so we have been in a fix for several years now. and with no alternative, with regard to this alleyway, i decided to push forward and get it properly maintained and paid. >> maybe this year they will do something. we hope. >> reporter: the alley. 150 years of dirt and optimism. kiet do, kpix 5. >> the state is paying for much
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of the paving, construction should begin in just a couple of weeks. only one game has been played on it and already, the turf at levi's stadium is getting a makeover. the repairs taking place in santa clara today. >> and a very close call caught on camera. one woman lucky to be alive after she says she was hit by lightning. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. high pressure now building overhead. got a lot of sunshine beginning to show up. will it last for the weekend? we'll talk about that coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,
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♪ of the field is getting repc well, the turf at levi's stadium isn't holding up very well. a part of the field is getting replaced today. the 49ers had to stop practice yesterday because part of the field came up during the drills. and after sunday's game against
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broncos a number of players complained the grass had come up, as well. too close to tell, but one woman thinks she was struck by lightning and it was all caught on camera. >> i don't know. a woman was filming a storm in idaho when a bolt of lightning knock her phone out of her hand. she said it sounded like a gunshot and her body started heating up. >> we weren't sure what happened until 2 or 3 seconds afterwards. then i was like, expletive, i think i just got hit by lightning. >> boy, it's not clear if ray was hit or avoided it. she was lucky to be alive. this year, 20 people have been killed by lightning strikes in the u.s. >> if you get hit by a bolt of lightning your chances of survival not very good. >> who would have known if it was -- >> that electricity goes through the ground so if you are anywhere near the strike you can be electrocuted. scary stuff. >> hard to just watch the video
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let alone be there. >> now she as a youtube sensation. fog is breaking up in the bay area looking like a nicer day ahead as high pressure is building in now. lots of sunshine, plenty of clouds yesterday over the city of san francisco and the temperatures running warmer, too. 79 in livermore. 68 in san francisco right now. 76 in san jose. and 68 degrees in santa rosa. low clouds and fog breaking up outside right now. still a little eddy, a small level of circulation along the coastline. so that will make a factor into the coast along the afternoon. some patchy fog continuing there with a little bit of sunshine, too. mostly sunny though inside the bay and warmer temperatures to the valleys. then tonight patchy fog moving in along the coastline and the bay. then it looks like a mostly sunny weekend with patchy fog to contend with. low pressure sliding east, high pressure nudging its way in, not a real strong ridge but strong enough to bring us more sunshine for today and heating temperatures up in the central valley. 97 in fresno.
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91 in sacramento. the high country looking good 78 degrees in lake tahoe. 90 in yosemite. around the bay today temperatures warming up. 81 in san jose. 86 morgan hill. 68 pacifica. 78 fremont. in the east bay some temperatures getting near 90 degrees this afternoon about 87 in livermore. 88 degrees in brentwood. about 86 in fairfield. inside the bay 70 degrees in san francisco. 74 in oakland. about 79 degrees in santa rosa. so looking like a very nice afternoon. warmer than yesterday. sunset for tonight is at 7:54. sunrise tomorrow 6:31 in the morning. and as we look out over the next couple of days, we are going to see a lot of sunshine coming our way, maybe just slightly cooler tomorrow. and then warming up again over the weekend. temperatures next week, guys, could move into the 90s! >> oh, boy. >> yeah. >> about time. >> summer continues. >> i know, really. >> bring it on. >> all right, than us, thank you. >> you're welcome. roberta is cruising in style this afternoon in pleasanton. >> she is live with hotrods and
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classic cars. how's it going? >> reporter: look how beautiful this is. this is how it's going. this is a 1932 roadster. it's called solo 2. and to give you a little perspective view, this beautiful classic is actually older than my daddy, but not quite as old as frank mallicoat. [ bee beep ] [ laughter ] >> reporter: this is one of the classic cars in pleasanton today. they are rolling in early and we have john drummond here from good guys. how are you doing? >> great, roberta. >> reporter: why are all the cars coming here today? >> it's the good guys 28th west coast nationals here in pleasanton this weekend. this is hotrod mecca and we are having lunch at the corporate headquarters here in pleasanton. so we have cars from over 31 states over 3,500 cars here this weekend. >> reporter: i had no idea that your headquarters were based here in pleasanton. >> yeah. we have been here since 2004. before that we were in alamo so we're a true east bay operation. >> reporter: west coast nationals, how many people do we expect to come out between friday and sunday? >> we'll have a weekend crowd of about 80,000 and you have
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brought us some amazing weather here! >> wait, one more time. 80,000? the whole town's population is 70,000! >> it's like woodstock. but the good thing is everybody minds the rules and there's not too many burnouts or fistfights. so it's an awesome crowd of people. and they are all good guys at heart. >> reporter: beautiful classics. what do you have? >> everything that's 1972 and older is welcome to come out to the show. so you'll see muscle cars from the '70s, classics from the '50s and hotrods. there's so much to see and do. we have vendors, stuff for the kids. so it's a family style event. >> reporter: so anything from 1972 and on so michelle, that means you are welcome to the alameda county fairgrounds. yes. you're old enough to attend. and, uhm, when is it? >> friday and saturday 8-5, sunday 8-3. it's family- friendly. the pleasanton fairgrounds are the best in the world and it will be full of beautiful cars. >> reporter: what will make
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this show so special? >> it's special because you came to christen it on opening day. >> reporter: i want a parade! [ laughter ] >> reporter: so we are having a barbecue can he good guys headquarters right now. if you want more information about the show, it takes place from friday through sunday, visit us online at kpix.com. click on "links and numbers." live from p-town, roberta gonzales, kpix 5. >> wait a minute, 72 and older? i think i have to stay home. >> math problem? 32? give me a break. we'll setle that tomorrow. cutting edge car service is trying to change the way you get your medicine. the latest venture by uber coming up. >> we invite all your pet lovers out there send us your questions about their health and well-being. just email pets@kpix.com or on our facebook page, search kpix/cbs, and we'll have our pet expert give you an answer every friday right here at noon. jake and i have been best friends for years.
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grilled earlier. >> cold salad. >> tomatoes. bell peppers. and then of course this avocado. >> love them. >> remember, avocado oxidizes quickly after you cut it. scoop the rest out. so you want to put some lemon on there to keep it from oxidizing after you cut it. some olive oil, salt and pepper. >> you don't need too much olive oil because they have a lot of oil in the avocados. >> look at the color. >> beautiful. >> nice. thank you, bella. >> great salad. >> delicious. >> looks good. u.p.s. is the latest retailer to get hacked. two stores in the bay area were hit by a security breach one in campbell and another in pleasant hill. in most stores, the security breach happened after march and was fixed by august 11. no fraud has occurred just yet but a spokesman for u.p.s. says customers' private information has been compromised. uber wants to cater to your drug needs. the company announced a trial service in washington, d.c.
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offering on-demand delivery of medicine and other drugstore products. users can select the corner store option in the uber app where it sends a text message with an items list. a driver calls, takes your order and then once delivered, the purchase is charged to your account. a chair that is right there when you need it no matter where you are. the details on the chairless chair. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> hope: [ laughs ] mom! >> wyatt: hi! >> hope: hi! >> brooke: sweetheart, when did you get in? >> hope: oh, this morning. >> brooke: oh! hello, wyatt. >> wyatt: hello, brooke. >> brooke: that's "mom" to you, buster. [ laughter ] congratulations to the both of you! >> hope: thank you. thanks. >> liam: so, they're back. >> bill: yep. >> liam: and this party... >> bill: today. and i expect you to be there. >> liam: really? really? to celebrate hope and wyatt's wedding? i wouldn't count on it. [ birds chirping ] >> ridge: [ sighs ] >> katie: why aren't you dressed?

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